Introducing Horizon Client for Chrome 4.8
Jun15

Introducing Horizon Client for Chrome 4.8

The new Horizon Client for Chrome 4.8 is here! The Horizon team’s strategy for Chromebooks is like finger jello, with lots of colorful layers. We generally recommend that customers install the Horizon Client for Android from the Google Play Store. But some older Chromebooks can’t access to the Google Play store. For those users, we have a new, completely rewritten Horizon Client for Chrome. The new Chrome 4.8 client is more stable and...

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Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure now supports Windows 10 VDI!
Jun14

Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure now supports Windows 10 VDI!

It’s official! VMware Horizon Cloud now supports Windows 10 VDI on Microsoft Azure. When we launched Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure in late 2017, we offered RDS-based desktops and applications with graphics support.  The interest we received was phenomenal and given VMware’s leadership in desktop virtualization, it wasn’t long before we received a large number of requests to add VDI to the simple yet powerful solution we had...

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VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition On-premises Reference Architecture
Jun06

VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition On-premises Reference Architecture

The VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition On-premises Reference Architecture is now available and is a must read for anyone considering, designing, or undertaking a VMware Workspace ONE or VMware Horizon 7–based project. This reference architecture provides guidance, an example architecture, best practices, and detailed configuration information for deploying all products in an integrated manner. VMware...

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Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure –Technical Walkthrough (Part 6)
Jun05

Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure –Technical Walkthrough (Part 6)

In part 5 of this blog series, I walked through the steps to create RDS Farms and Application and Desktop assignments. In part 6 of the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure blog series, I will walk you through the end user experience of making use of those assignments. Let’s dive right in! Client Software Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure supports all of the clients that are supported with Horizon 7, specifically: Windows,...

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In 2018, We Can’t “Bucket” Users Anymore
May31

In 2018, We Can’t “Bucket” Users Anymore

    Legacy Paradigm – Bucketing Users Ever since the earliest multi-user remote Windows solutions of the 1990s, we’ve classified users based on broad commonalities. Sometimes this was departmental—legal users versus accounting users versus engineering users. Other times we broke users down by their assumed sophistication level—power users, knowledge worker, task workers, etc. While this wasn’t ideal, the “bucketing” of users...

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What’s New with VMware Horizon Application and Desktop Virtualization Products
May29

What’s New with VMware Horizon Application and Desktop Virtualization Products

We have been very busy the last few months at VMware End-User Computing, working on some exciting enhancements to our portfolio. Today we are very excited to release many updates to the VMware Horizon family of products, including VMware Horizon 7 version 7.5, VMware Horizon Cloud, VMware App Volumes 2.14, and VMware User Environment Manager 9.4. Let’s take a look at some of the significant new features. Horizon 7 Version 7.5...

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